5 String Banjos

5 String Banjos

The 5-String G Banjo is used for Bluegrass music, usually in the style popularised by Earl Scruggs, and players look for a resonator and tone ring. For old time clawhammer or frailing styles, an open backed simpler model is better. Finger style classical banjo also uses the 5 string, but is less common now. Used for bluegrass and country music, and for old time and song accompaniment in the British Isles.

The Banjo developed in America from its African origins, and is now immensely popular, due to its unique sound, suitability for a wide variety of music, and because it is so easy to play. Common types include the 5 - string, the tenor with four strings, the mandolin banjo or banjolin with eight and the ever popular uke banjo with... Read More

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Ashbury AB-15-5 5 String Travel Banjo
Ashbury AB-15-5 5 String Travel Banjo
£269.00
GR37020
Ashbury AB-35-5L 5 String Banjo, Left Handed
Ashbury AB-35-5L 5 String Banjo, Left Handed
£299.00
GR37021L - In Stock
Ashbury AB-55-5 Openback 5 String Banjo, Walnut
Ashbury AB-55-5 Openback 5 String Banjo, Walnut
£699.00
GR37029
Open Back Travel Banjo
Open Back Travel Banjo

Regular Price: £362.00

Special Price £253.40

GR37062
5-String Banjo
5-String Banjo

Regular Price: £549.00

Special Price £384.30

GR37065
GE-1 Prospector Old-Time Banjo
GE-1 Prospector Old-Time Banjo
£579.00
GR37050
Ashbury AB-35-5 5 String Banjo, Mahogany Rim
Ashbury AB-35-5 5 String Banjo, Mahogany Rim
£299.00
GR37021
Blue Moon BJ-10 Openback 5 String Banjo
Blue Moon BJ-10 Openback 5 String Banjo
£219.00
GR37005
Ashbury AB-25-5 Openback 5 String Banjo, Maple
Ashbury AB-25-5 Openback 5 String Banjo, Maple
£339.00
GR37027
Ashbury AB-85-5 5 string Banjo, Walnut Rim
Ashbury AB-85-5 5 string Banjo, Walnut Rim
£459.00
GR37028
Ashbury AB-65-5 5 string Banjo, Maple Rim
Ashbury AB-65-5 5 string Banjo, Maple Rim
£399.00
GR37024
Ashbury AB-45-5 5 String Banjo, Brass Tone Ring
Ashbury AB-45-5 5 String Banjo, Brass Tone Ring
£519.00
GR37022
Blue Moon BJ-10 Pack Openback 5 String Banjo Pack
Blue Moon BJ-10 Pack Openback 5 String Banjo Pack
£269.00
GR37005PK
Barnes and Mullins BJ300 The Perfect 5 String Banjo
Barnes and Mullins BJ300 The Perfect 5 String Banjo
£270.00
BM37100
Barnes and Mullins BJ350G Albert Open Back 5str Banjo
Barnes and Mullins BJ350G Albert Open Back 5str Banjo
£305.00
BM37104
Deering Vega Little Wonder 5 str Banjo
Deering Vega Little Wonder 5 str Banjo
£1,249.00
DE37041
Deering Sierra 5 String Banjo
Deering Sierra 5 String Banjo
£1,999.00
DE37062
Shackleton Model 2 Banjo
Shackleton Model 2 Banjo

Regular Price: £899.00

Special Price £679.20

SK37102
Slim Jim 'The Hampshire' 5-string O/B Banjo. Made in Southampton UK. Exquisite.
Slim Jim 'The Hampshire' 5-string O/B Banjo. Made in Southampton UK. Exquisite.
£1,699.00
SORSO11980 - Southampton
Slim Jim 'The Hampshire' 5-string O/B Banjo. Made in Southampton UK. Exquisite.
Slim Jim 'The Hampshire' 5-string O/B Banjo. Made in Southampton UK. Exquisite.
£1,699.00
SORSO11978 - Birmingham
Kouga Hand Crafted 5 String Banjo
Kouga Hand Crafted 5 String Banjo
£1,799.00
XXSO00016
Deering Rustic Wreath 5 String Banjo
Deering Rustic Wreath 5 String Banjo
£2,599.00
DE37068
5 String Banjo, Arch Top
5 String Banjo, Arch Top
£499.00
XXHO00084
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Banjo, Openback
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Banjo, Openback
£379.00
DE37031
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Banjo, Resonator
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Banjo, Resonator
£529.00
DE37032
Deering Goodtime Banjo Pack
Deering Goodtime Banjo Pack
£469.00
DE37050
Deering Goodtime Americana Banjo
Deering Goodtime Americana Banjo
£469.00
DE37033
Deering Artisan 5 Str Banjo, Openback
Deering Artisan 5 Str Banjo, Openback
£549.00
DE37034
Deering Goodtime Jr. Short Scale 5 String Banjo
Deering Goodtime Jr. Short Scale 5 String Banjo
£379.00
DE37030
Deering Vega #2 5 String Banjo
Deering Vega #2 5 String Banjo
£2,699.00
DE37048
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Electro Banjo
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Electro Banjo
£629.00
DE37058
Deering Eagle II 5 string Banjo
Deering Eagle II 5 string Banjo
£1,899.00
DE37063
Deering Artisan 5 Str Banjo, Resonator
Deering Artisan 5 Str Banjo, Resonator
£749.00
DE37035
Deering Artisan Special Banjo, Resonato
Deering Artisan Special Banjo, Resonato
£869.00
DE37037
Deering Vega 12inch Old Tyme Wonder
Deering Vega 12inch Old Tyme Wonder
£1,449.00
DE37043
Ozark 2109G 5 Str Banjo Open Back
Ozark 2109G 5 Str Banjo Open Back
£326.00
ST37501
Deering Calico 5 string Banjo
Deering Calico 5 string Banjo
£3,399.00
DE37066
Ozark 2115G 5 String Banjo - NOT AVAILABLE
Ozark 2115G 5 String Banjo - NOT AVAILABLE
£299.00
SORBI28763 - Birmingham
Phil Davidson 5 String Banjo,  with resonator, unusual headstock, fair condition.
Phil Davidson 5 String Banjo, with resonator, unusual headstock, fair condition.
£2,399.00
SORBS31571 - Bristol
Ashbury AB-45 5 String Banjo,  brass tone ring, planetery pegs, geared 5th string peg, nice condition
Ashbury AB-45 5 String Banjo, brass tone ring, planetery pegs, geared 5th string peg, nice condition
£350.00
SHBI34147 - Birmingham
Vintage Windsor The Whirle Monarch Supremus Five String Banjo 1920s (headstock repair)
Vintage Windsor The Whirle Monarch Supremus Five String Banjo 1920s (headstock repair)
£799.99
SHMALHSDD1 - Manchester
Earl Scruggs Left-handed Banjo Nashville USA 1970's Resonator, huge brass t-ring
Earl Scruggs Left-handed Banjo Nashville USA 1970's Resonator, huge brass t-ring
£599.00
SORSO33098 - Southampton
John Grey 5 String Banjo circa 1930s
John Grey 5 String Banjo circa 1930s
£599.00
SHMAsfc281119 - Manchester
Early Clifford Essex Banjo. 15a Grafton, London. 1900-1919. Nice old 5 String.
Early Clifford Essex Banjo. 15a Grafton, London. 1900-1919. Nice old 5 String.
£750.00
SHSO23588 - Southampton
Leostock 5 String Zither Banjo. Being restored.
Leostock 5 String Zither Banjo. Being restored.
£500.00
SORSO23048 - Southampton
Gold Star GF85 with Mods. Tuners, Bridge Tailpiece. With Case & Pickup
Gold Star GF85 with Mods. Tuners, Bridge Tailpiece. With Case & Pickup
£1,750.00
SHLS13912 - Leeds
Deering Senator 5-string banjo
Deering Senator 5-string banjo
£1,549.00
SHEH32597 - Edinburgh
hand made early 1900s 5 string zither banjo, 8 inch head, custom inlays.
hand made early 1900s 5 string zither banjo, 8 inch head, custom inlays.
£199.00
SORSO22728 - Southampton